Join the IBKR Education experts for Lesson Two on algo trading with Python. The instructor shows you how to download and install the software applications Trader Workstation (TWS) and IB Gateway.
It is important to become familiar with TWS and IB Gateway, which are standalone software applications one can use with custom or third party trading applications in Python.
Next, the instructor discusses how to enable the settings in TWS/IB Gateway and to connect an API client. The lesson finishes with a few examples on order placement. Don’t forget to test your knowledge with the short quiz!
To learn more about our API, visit the news section.
For the entire course in Python see ibkr.com/ibta.
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